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Ponca City Now - April 13, 2014 10:34 am

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK…UPDATED

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK

920 AM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

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920 AM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN…

WESTERN…CENTRAL…AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA…AND WESTERN NORTH

TEXAS.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

.THUNDERSTORMS…

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL

AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SEVERE STORMS

ARE NOT EXPECTED WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

BY 3 PM…A STRONG COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM

WILL RESULT IN INCREASING THUNDERSTORM CHANCES. STRONG

TO SEVERE STORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS OVER 70 MPH AND LARGE HAIL

UP TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND EAST OF

INTERSTATE 35. THE RISK OF TORNADOES IS LOW.

.SEVERE OUTLOOK…

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING

EAST OF A LINE FROM ENID TO CHICKASHA TO DUNCAN.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT…

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS

NORTHERN…CENTRAL…AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA SHOULD PREPARE FOR

SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS FROM 3 TO 10 PM.

.FIRE WEATHER…

VERY DRY…HOT…AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF WILDFIRES

IN SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS FOR AWHILE THIS AFTERNOON.

A COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG GUSTY WINDS BY LATE AFTERNOON ALONG WITH

HIGHER HUMIDITY.

.STRONG WINDS…

STRONG NORTH WINDS…WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH….WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE

COLD FRONT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

.FREEZING TEMPERATURES…

FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED EARLY MONDAY MORNING ACROSS

NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA…AND THEN AGAIN ACROSS MUCH OF OKLAHOMA AND

PORTIONS OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS BY TUESDAY MORNING. PROTECT TENDER

VEGETATION.

 

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